DBNotes Countries - Nov08

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
NOVEMBER 2008

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 07/11/2008
(STA05)DBNotes/Nov

SEASONAL ADJUSTMENTS


New seasonal adjustments by OECD are generally carried out once a year, when the December figure is available. Revisions to individual series due to new seasonal adjustments by national source or by OECD are not signalled in this note.

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Countries List

CANADA    AUSTRALIA    JAPAN    KOREA    NEW ZEALAND    BELGIUM    CZECH REPUBLIC    GERMANY    HUNGARY    LUXEMBOURG    SPAIN    SWITZERLAND    TURKEY    UNITED KINGDOM    EURO AREA    

CANADA

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production in total agricultureCAN.PRAFAG01.IXOB
   Production in total agriculture saCAN.PRAFAG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total agricultureCAN.PRAFAG01.ML
   Production in total agriculture saCAN.PRAFAG01.MLSA
   Production of total constructionCAN.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saCAN.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionCAN.PRCNTO01.ML
   Production of total construction saCAN.PRCNTO01.MLSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsCAN.PRMNDG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saCAN.PRMNDG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsCAN.PRMNDG01.ML
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saCAN.PRMNDG01.MLSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsCAN.PRMNNG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saCAN.PRMNNG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsCAN.PRMNNG01.ML
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saCAN.PRMNNG01.MLSA
   Production of commercial vehiclesCAN.PRMNVE02.ST
   Production of passengers carsCAN.PRMNVE03.ST
   Production in total services sectorsCAN.PRSOTO01.IXOB
   Production in total services sectors saCAN.PRSOTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsCAN.PRSOTO01.ML
   Production in total services sectors saCAN.PRSOTO01.MLSA
   Production in total economyCAN.PRTTTO01.IXOB
   Production in total economy saCAN.PRTTTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total economyCAN.PRTTTO01.ML
   Production in total economy saCAN.PRTTTO01.MLSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production in total agricultureCAN.PRAFAG01.NCIXOB
   Production in total agriculture saCAN.PRAFAG01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total agricultureCAN.PRAFAG01.NCML
   Production in total agriculture saCAN.PRAFAG01.NCMLSA
   Production of total constructionCAN.PRCNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production of total construction saCAN.PRCNTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total constructionCAN.PRCNTO01.NCML
   Production of total construction saCAN.PRCNTO01.NCMLSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsCAN.PRMNDG01.NCIXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saCAN.PRMNDG01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsCAN.PRMNDG01.NCML
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saCAN.PRMNDG01.NCMLSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsCAN.PRMNNG01.NCIXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saCAN.PRMNNG01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsCAN.PRMNNG01.NCML
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saCAN.PRMNNG01.NCMLSA
   Production of commercial vehicles CAN.PRMNVE02.ML
   Production of passengers cars CAN.PRMNVE03.ML
   Production in total services sectorsCAN.PRSOTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total services sectors saCAN.PRSOTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsCAN.PRSOTO01.NCML
   Production in total services sectors saCAN.PRSOTO01.NCMLSA
   Production in total economyCAN.PRTTTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total economy saCAN.PRTTTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total economyCAN.PRTTTO01.NCML
   Production in total economy saCAN.PRTTTO01.NCMLSA




AUSTRALIA

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionAUS.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction SAAUS.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionAUS.PRCNTO01.QL
   Production of total construction SAAUS.PRCNTO01.QLSA
   Production of total industryAUS.PRINTO01.QL
   Production of total industry saAUS.PRINTO01.QLSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsAUS.PRMNDG01.QL
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG01.QLSA
   Production of durable metal productsAUS.PRMNDG02.QL
   Production of durable metal products saAUS.PRMNDG02.QLSA
   Production of durable machinery and equipmentAUS.PRMNDG03.QL
   Production of durable machinery and equipment saAUS.PRMNDG03.QLSA
   Production of durable wood productsAUS.PRMNDG04.QL
   Production of durable wood products saAUS.PRMNDG04.QLSA
   Production of other durable goodsAUS.PRMNDG05.QL
   Production of other durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG05.QLSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsAUS.PRMNNG01.QL
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saAUS.PRMNNG01.QLSA
   Production of food, beverages and tobaccoAUS.PRMNNG02.QL
   Production of food, beverages and tobacco saAUS.PRMNNG02.QLSA
   Production of paper and printingAUS.PRMNNG03.QL
   Production of paper and printing saAUS.PRMNNG03.QLSA
   Production of chemical productsAUS.PRMNNG04.QL
   Production of chemical products saAUS.PRMNNG04.QLSA
   Production of textilesAUS.PRMNNG05.QL
   Production of textiles saAUS.PRMNNG05.QLSA
   Production of non-metal mineral productsAUS.PRMNNG06.QL
   Production of non-metal mineral products saAUS.PRMNNG06.QLSA
   Production in total manufacturingAUS.PRMNTO01.QL
   Production in total manufacturing saAUS.PRMNTO01.QLSA
   Production in total services sectorsAUS.PRSOTO01.IXOB
   Production in total services sectors saAUS.PRSOTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsAUS.PRSOTO01.QL
   Production in total services sectors saAUS.PRSOTO01.QLSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production of total constructionAUS.PRCNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production of total construction SAAUS.PRCNTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total construction AUS.PRCNTO01.NCQL
   Production of total construction SAAUS.PRCNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production of total industry AUS.PRINTO01.NCQL
   Production of total industry saAUS.PRINTO01.NCQLSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goods AUS.PRMNDG01.NCQL
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG01.NCQLSA
   Production of durable metal products AUS.PRMNDG02.NCQL
   Production of durable metal products saAUS.PRMNDG02.NCQLSA
   Production of durable machinery and equipment AUS.PRMNDG03.NCQL
   Production of durable machinery and equipment saAUS.PRMNDG03.NCQLSA
   Production of durable wood productsAUS.PRMNDG04.NCQL
   Production of durable wood products saAUS.PRMNDG04.NCQLSA
   Production of other durable goods AUS.PRMNDG05.NCQL
   Production of other durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG05.NCQLSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods AUS.PRMNNG01.NCQL
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saAUS.PRMNNG01.NCQLSA
   Production of food, beverages and tobacco AUS.PRMNNG02.NCQL
   Production of food, beverages and tobacco saAUS.PRMNNG02.NCQLSA
   Production of paper and printing AUS.PRMNNG03.NCQL
   Production of paper and printing saAUS.PRMNNG03.NCQLSA
   Production of chemical products AUS.PRMNNG04.NCQL
   Production of chemical products saAUS.PRMNNG04.NCQLSA
   Production of textiles AUS.PRMNNG05.NCQL
   Production of textiles saAUS.PRMNNG05.NCQLSA
   Production of non-metal mineral products AUS.PRMNNG06.NCQL
   Production of non-metal mineral products saAUS.PRMNNG06.NCQLSA
   Production in total manufacturing AUS.PRMNTO01.NCQL
   Production in total manufacturing saAUS.PRMNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production in total services sectors AUS.PRSOTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total services sectors saAUS.PRSOTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total services sectors AUS.PRSOTO01.NCQL
   Production in total services sectors saAUS.PRSOTO01.NCQLSA
Sales
 The following series have been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume)AUS.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume)AUS.SLRTTO01.QL
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.QLSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total retail trade (Volume) AUS.SLRTTO01.NCIXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Volume) AUS.SLRTTO01.NCQL
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.NCQLSA


JAPAN

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of commercial vehiclesJPN.PRMNVE02.ST
   Production of passengers carsJPN.PRMNVE03.ST
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production of commercial vehicles JPN.PRMNVE02.ML
   Production of passengers cars JPN.PRMNVE03.ML



KOREA

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Sales
 The following series has been revised historically from 1990 to 1999 by source due to the change of the reference year to 2005:
   Total wholesale trade (Volume)KOR.SLWHTO01.IXOB
Orders
 The following series have been included:
   Orders for manufactured goods from domestic market (Value)KOR.ODMNDM02.IXOB
   Orders for manufactured goods from domestic market (Value)KOR.ODMNDM02.ML
   Orders for exported manufactured goods (Value)KOR.ODMNEX02.IXOB
   Orders for exported manufactured goods (Value)KOR.ODMNEX02.ML
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value)KOR.ODMNTO02.IXOB
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value)KOR.ODMNTO02.ML
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Orders for manufactured goods from domestic market (Value) KOR.ODMNDM02.NCIXOB
   Orders for manufactured goods from domestic market (Value) KOR.ODMNDM02.NCML
   Orders for exported manufactured goods (Value) KOR.ODMNEX02.NCIXOB
   Orders for exported manufactured goods (Value) KOR.ODMNEX02.NCML
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value) KOR.ODMNTO02.NCIXOB
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value) KOR.ODMNTO02.NCML




NEW ZEALAND

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of buildingsNZL.PRCNBD01.QL
   Production of buildings saNZL.PRCNBD01.QLSA
   Production of dwellingsNZL.PRCNDW01.QL
   Production of dwellings saNZL.PRCNDW01.QLSA
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.QL
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.QLSA
   Production of total industryNZL.PRINTO01.QL
   Production of total industry saNZL.PRINTO01.QLSA
   Production in total manufacturingNZL.PRMNTO01.QL
   Production in total manufacturing saNZL.PRMNTO01.QLSA
   Production in total services sectorsNZL.PRSOTO01.IXOB
   Production in total services sectorsNZL.PRSOTO01.QL
   Production in total services sectors saNZL.PRSOTO01.QLSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production of buildings NZL.PRCNBD01.NCQL
   Production of buildings saNZL.PRCNBD01.NCQLSA
   Production of dwellings NZL.PRCNDW01.NCQL
   Production of dwellings saNZL.PRCNDW01.NCQLSA
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.NCQL
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production of total industry NZL.PRINTO01.NCQL
   Production of total industry saNZL.PRINTO01.NCQLSA
   Production in total manufacturingNZL.PRMNTO01.NCQL
   Production in total manufacturing saNZL.PRMNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production in total services sectors NZL.PRSOTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total services sectors saNZL.PRSOTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsNZL.PRSOTO01.NCQL
   Production in total services sectors saNZL.PRSOTO01.NCQLSA
Sales
 The following series have been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume)NZL.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume)NZL.SLRTTO01.QL
   Total retail trade (Volume) saNZL.SLRTTO01.QLSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total retail trade (Volume)NZL.SLRTTO01.NCQL
   Total retail trade (Volume) saNZL.SLRTTO01.NCQLSA

BELGIUM

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National Accounts
 New reference year 2006 for chain linked volume estimates:
   Exports of goods and services, Constant PricesBEL.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure, Constant PricesBEL.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product, Implicit price deflatorBEL.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product, Constant PricesBEL.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation, Constant PricesBEL.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services, Constant PricesBEL.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure, Constant PricesBEL.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories, Constant PricesBEL.EXPST.LNBQRSA

CZECH REPUBLIC

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Production
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Production of cement CZE.PRMNCM01.ML

GERMANY

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Other prices
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Cost of construction: residentialDEU.OPCNRE01.IXOB


HUNGARY

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Production
 Value for August 2006 has been corrected by source:
   Production in total manufacturing saHUN.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
Sales
 Value for April 2006 has been corrected by source:
   Sales of exported manufactured goods (Volume) saHUN.SLMNEX01.IXOBSA

LUXEMBOURG

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Sales
  from 2000 onwards the following series incorporates vehicles destined for mixed use:
   Passenger car registrations saLUX.SLRTCR03.IXOBSA
   Passenger car registrations LUX.SLRTCR03.ML
   Passenger car registrations saLUX.SLRTCR03.MLSA



SPAIN

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotelESP.PRSEAF02.ST
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotel saESP.PRSEAF02.STSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production of passengers cars ESP.PRMNVE03.ML
   Production of passengers cars saESP.PRMNVE03.MLSA
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotelESP.PRSEAF02.CU
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotel saESP.PRSEAF02.CUSA
Work started
 The following series have been included:
   Work started for dwellings saESP.WSCNDW01.IXOBSA
   Work started for dwellingsESP.WSCNDW01.ML
   Work started for dwellings saESP.WSCNDW01.MLSA


SWITZERLAND

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Production
 The following series has been included:
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotelCHE.PRSEAF02.ST
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Production of accommodation: nights in hotelCHE.PRSEAF02.CU




TURKEY

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Production
 The following series has been included:
   Production of passengers carsTUR.PRMNVE03.ST
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Production of passengers cars TUR.PRMNVE03.ML
Hours
 The following series has been included:
   Total hours worked: manufacturingTUR.HOHWMN02.ST
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Total hours worked: manufacturing TUR.HOHWMN02.QL


UNITED KINGDOM

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Production
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Production of commercial vehicles GBR.PRMNVE02.ML
   Production of passengers cars GBR.PRMNVE03.ML
Producer Prices
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   PPI Manufacturing output foodGBR.PPFAFD01.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing output all productsGBR.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing output total excl. foodGBR.PPIAMP02.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing input fuelGBR.PPIPFU01.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing input total excluding foodGBR.PPIPMN01.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing input raw materialsGBR.PPIPRM01.IXOB
   PPI Manufacturing output chemicalGBR.PPOGCH01.IXOB




EURO AREA

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Production
 The following series has been suppressed:
   EUZ Production of total industry saEUZ.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
Sales
 The following series has been suppressed:
   EUZ Total retail trade (Volume) saEUZ.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
Employment
 The following series have been suppressed:
   EUZ Civilian employment: all persons EUZ.EMESCVTT.IXOB
   EUZ Civilian employment: all personsEUZ.EMESCVTT.ST
Labour compensation
 The following series has been suppressed:
   EUZ Hourly earnings: manufacturing saEUZ.LCEAMN01.IXOBSA